Heartbreak Ridge Run - Day of Registration is Available

Camp Las Pulgas, Camp Las Pulgas - 43 Area, California, 92055, USA


Join us for this iconic Trail Run held at the Home of the 11th Marines on Camp Pendleton.  The race offers multiple distance choices including a Super Hero Kids Run and features the famous Heartbreak Ridge Hill climb.

Conquer the Ridge! 

Heartbreak Ridge Run is the first race of the 2023 Tactical Triad.

All runners who complete Heartbreak Ridge, Buffalo Alley (May 20), and Run to the Radar (Jun 10) in 2023, will receive a Tactical Triad Medal after they finish the Run to the Radar race.


7:00am – Venue and Runner Check-In Opens

8:00am – 1K Kids Super Hero Run Start

8:20am – 1/2 Marathon Start

8:30am – 10K Start

8:40am - 5K Start

11:30am - Course Closes 

Age limits

1/2 Marathon & 10K - 13+

5K -  9+

1K - 4-12 yrs.



Las Pulgas entrance:  From Interstate 5, take the Las Pulgas exit and head east towards the Las Pulgas gate. Continue on Las Pulgas for 4-miles until you reach Camp Pulgas (43 Area)

Main Gate entrance:  From the main gate, stay on Vandergrift for about a mile until you reach Stuart Mesa/Ash Road.  Turn LEFT and proceed North 7-miles to Las Pulgas Road, turn RIGHT and continue 4-miles to reach Camp Pulgas (43 Area)

Heartbreak Ridge is now open to the EVERYONE with the following stipulations:

  • Those without Base Access must arrange to be escorted in on race morning by an authorized base patron.   

Please do not register for the run unless this requirement has been coordinated.  Patrons who don’t make arrangements to enter Camp Pendleton will be turned away and no refund will be issued.